Tuareg Cross – ABALAK – MaliTuareg Cross – ABALAK – Mali

Tuareg Cross – ABALAK – MaliTuareg Cross – ABALAK – Mali

20th century. Silver gr 27,0 (0.95 oz) – cm. 9,9 x 4,9 (3.46” x 2.40”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotu. Tuareg are mostly […]

Tuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – NigerTuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – Niger

Tuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – NigerTuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – Niger

Geometric layers of silver alloy and copper on iron sheet. Cm. 22,2 (8.74”) high x cm. 4,3 (1.69”) width; gr. 88,5 (3.12 oz.). A genuine and old Tuareg veil weight known as ” assrou n’ swoul “, generally translated as ” the key which is thrown over the shoulder “. This elaborate key-like pendant is […]

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